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united states. this is the "cbs overnight news." president obama revealed that the dozens of special operations commandos he ordered into syria are now on the ground and have begun to work with local forces fighting is, or as he prefers to call the group, isil. this was the president at the pentagon. >> we're going after isil in dotown raqqah to libyayawhere we took out the isil leader there. the point is, isil leaders cannot hide, and our next message to them is simple -- you are next. every day we destroy as well more of isil's forces, their fighting positions, bunkers, and staging areas, their heavy weapons, bomb making factories, compounds and training campsps in many places isil has lost its freedom to maneuver, because
forces we'll wipe them out. since this summer, isil has not had a single successful major offensive operation on the ground in either syria or iraq. in recent weeks, we've destroyed hundreds of their tanker trucks, wells, and refineries. and we're going to keep on hammering those. isil also continues to lose territory in iraq. isil had already lost across kircut province and in tikrit and more@ recently, isil lost at sinjar, losing a sategic highway. isil lost t baiji with its oil refinery. we saw during the daring raid supported by our special forces, which rescued dozens of prisoners from il, which master sergeant joshua wheeler made the ultimate sacrifice. so far isil has lost about 40% of the populated areas it
more. aqi forces are now f fhting deeper into ramadi and working to circle fallujah and cut off supply routes into mosul. mr. obama said he is accelerating the war in syria and iraq after isis bombed a russian jetliner, directed the attack in paris and inspired another in san bernardino. tonight we have a rare look at what u.s. forces are facing. charlie d'agata linked up with america's kurdish allies. his story begins in iraq. >> reporter: even when colonel badal bandi told us his forces face isis attacks every day, we didn't expect this would be one of them, until he showed us where three suicide car bombers tried to charge theieioutpost at dawn. his soldiers shot the drivers dead before they detonated their bombs, but the car bombs remained no more than 50 yards
[ explosion ] here on the front line, the bomb squad is a .50-caliber gunner. the first went up in a plume of smoke. he then opened up on the car in the ditch, the one much closer to us. we watched until he finally made a direct hit. [ explosion ] the massive explosion blew shrapnel in every direction and filled the bunker with choking dust. that noise is debris from the bomb and wreckage from the car that came crashing down. everybody's ears were ringing, but no one was hurt. hours later, we crossed into syria where rebel commander colonel talal ali selo gave us a grim picture of just how many suicide missions they've seen. can n u give me an idea, how
past month? "42 car and truck bombers," he said, "three on motorcycles and foururuicide bombers on foot." this week three car bombs killed 28 people. the colonel told us the town had ruout of sugar, so to get past checkpoints, isis hid the bombs in trucks delivering sugar. you went to the funeral today. what are people there telling you? "they want revenge for the dead," he told us, "and they want us to make sure this doesn't happen again." the colonel told us although they stotoed most attacks, scott, it's hard to stop them all because isis is constantly changing tactics. they never know when they're going to strike, and they seem to have an unlimited supply of suicide bombers. >> charlie d'agata on the battlefield, thanks. there's also apparently an unlimited supply of followers coming to the west.
reviewing how immigrants are screened. one of the terrorists who killed 14 in california wrote online two years ago of her desire for jihad. th she got an americananisa. jeff pegues has more. >> reporter: when tashfeen malik applied for a fiance visa in 2014, she had her name and face checked against terror watch lists, b b whether she posted radical views on social media was not checked. alberto fernandez until recently ran the state department's program to counter isis online. nowadays every company that hires is looking through your social media. >> yes. >> reporter: should the government be doing more? >> this is the crazy thing about this debate. you would think thatateople who are trying to come to the united states to live in the united states, a privilege that most
tually have that scrutiny. >> reporter: the department of homeland security says it began three pilot programs in 2014 to examine whether screening social media was consistent with current laws and privacy protections. today government officials dismissed allegations homeland security secretary jeh johnson delayed the implementation of nenerules because of public relations concerns. a review of the policy is under way. since the attack, some members congress have been demanding chges to the visa screening system. neneyork senator charles schumer. >> and had they checked out tashfeen malik a little more, maybe she wouldn't have gotten a visa. >> reporter: even one of the country's largest muslim orgagazations is not against increased social media scrutiny. ibrahim cooper is with the council on american islamic relations. >> measures that target only one faith group, only one ethnic group or people from a certain national origin, that raises
nation's security. >> reporter: last year there were mor than 460,000 visas issued. scott, there a a concerns that addingng layer of social media scrutiny could delay the process, hurting tourism and business. >> jeff pegues in washington. jeff, thanks. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. almost sixty milliononmericans are affected by mental illness. together we can help them with three simple words. my name is chris noth and i will listen. from maine to maui, thousands of high school students across the country are getting in on the action by volunteering in their communities. chris young: action teams of high school students are joining volunteers of america and major league baseball players to help train and inspire the xt generation of volunteers. carlos pea: it's easy to start an actioioteam at your school
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here's major garrett. >e're doing really well. iowa's been amazing. >> reporter: donald trump is no longer winning in iowa. the "des moines register"/bloomberg politics poll is one of two in the last week to show ted cruz on top. the third poll out today has trump and cruz tied. faced with adversity, trump is now attacking cruz >> i don't think he has the right temperament. i don'n'think he's got the right judgment. >> reporter: trump mocked cruz's frequent clashes with gop leaders, most memorably when he triggered the 2013 government shutdown in a futile attempt to end obamacare.e. >> you look at the way he's dealt with the senate, where he goes in there like, frankly like a little bit of a maniac. you're never going to get things done that way. reporter: cruz consnsers the shutdown a demonstration of conservative zeal among gop establishment timidity, but cruz, ever wary of aggravating
the point. instead he posted this throwback video of the movie "flashdance," dedicated, cruz said, to maniacs everywhere. trump and cruz's battle in iowa has come at the expense of former leader ben carson. he told an iowa radio show he's fallen behind as terrorism has become a top campaign issue. >> reporter: tomorrow night's prime time debate will give carson a chance to turn the tide on foreign policy. marco rubio, whose november rise in the polls, has suddenly stalled, is also in need of fresh momentum. scott, rubio is still best positioned as the republican alternative should voters want one, to trump, cruruand carson. >> major garrett not in venice
major, thanks very much. today the army said that bowe bergdahl will be court-t-rtialed for desertioio and endangering his fellow troops. bergdahl was a taliban prisoner for five years after he walked away from his post in afghanistan. he was swapped lt year for five prisoners at guantanamo. an army hearing officer had recommended no jail time, but bergdahl now, if convicted, could face up to life in prison. it was three years ago today that a gunman opened fire at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, c cnecticut, killing 2020 first graders and six adults. vice president biden tweeted, "since that nightmare, an estimated 555 children have been killed by guns in america. it is shameful that congress has not acted." as the nation continues to
mental health care, newtown parents are reminding us of the urgency. and here's michelle miller. >> we gather here in memory of 20 beautiful children. >> reporter: when the numbers became n nes -- >> charlotte, daniel... >> reporter: -- and the names became faces, suddenly they were america's children. 20 first graders gunned down in their classrooms along with their teachers. >> it's always 12:14. it is always the last day that they went to school. that's never going to change. >> reporter: but something had to change for nicole hockly, who lost her six-year-old son dylan. >> this is about not accepting this. we can't just passively sit back and say, "these shootings happen." >> reporter: together with other newtown parents, she helped found sandy hook promise, a group working to prevent gun viwlence. >> i can still feel him.
i can hear his little voice. >> reporter: mark barden also lost his six-year-old son daniel. >> in almost every one of these mass shootings, there are signs and signals. there are opportunities to inteteene to stop that cononnuum before it leads to tragedy. >> reporter: together they travel the country teaching others how to respond to those signs. they call it the sayayomething campmpgn. if you see someone at risk, say something. that training worked recently in cincinnati when a student reported someone plotting an attack. >> the whole thing was stopped and diffused.. >> reporter: did the hairs... >> oh, yeah. >> i burst into tears. >> it was overwhelming. >> to actually know we potentially saved lives, that means something. >> reporter: and so does sweeping gun legislation they helped pass in connecticut two years ago. itxpands the ban on assault weapons and limits the number of rounds per magazine.
setbacks. with the defeat of a bill two years ago that would have closed loopholes in background checks for gun buyers. a loloof people say, if it didn't happen with newtown, when will it happen? >> it is happening. >> sandy hook was ththstart. it was a catalyst for change. it's too late for us, but there's a lot of other positive change for this cotry that will come. >> reporter: change that will keep a promise to the children of sandy hook. michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> we have been bringing you a variety of opinions on how to curb gun violence, from gun rights to gun control. tonight we continue our series, "voices against violence." >> i'm tom farley, the former health commissioner for new yorkrk city, and now the chief executive officer for an
good projects. let me put the problem of gun violence into perspective. think of the most horrific mass shootings in american history. newtown, 26 peopop killed, virginia tech, 32 people killed, and we lose that many people to gun violence every day in america. on an average day in america, 31 people are killed with gun homicides, and 58 people shoot themselves with guns. this isn't just a law enforcement problem, it's a public health problem. homicides and suicides are the number-two and number-three causes of death in young people and teenagers in america today. those people aren't being killed with viruses. they're being killed for the most part by bullets. the gun is, afafr all a machine, a mechanical object that causes injuries, like a car, and car crash deaths in this country have dropped by more than half since 1980 by a public health approach with safer highways and safer car design. we can take a public health approach to design safer guns and put in other public health policies to reduce gun deaths, as well.
process for background checks. you can undergo a more thorough vetting of you want to adopt a cat from a shelter than to get a gun. if you can reduce the number of guns in america, we can prevent an awful lot of those shootings. >> former new york city health commissioner tom farley. if a drone is on your shopopng list, there's somomhing you need to do before it takes off. the "cbs overnight it's the little things in life that make me smile. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold, because my dentures fit well. before those little pieces would get ininetween my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable. even well fitting dentures let in food particles. just a few dabs of super poligrip free is clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident t ile you eat. so it's not about keeping my dentures in, it's about keeping the food particles out. try super poligrip free. we've been changing things up with k-y love. oh yeah. it's a pleasure gel that magnifies both our sensations. it gives us chills in places we've never gotten chills before.
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the skies are getting crowded with drones. so today, the federal government said they'll have to be registered. transportation correspondent kris van cleave shows us how that will work. >> reporter: when the faa registration website goes live next m mday, current drone owners will have two months to register. newly purchased devices will have to be registered before taking flight. >> i think this does add a level of seriousness to the operation the drone. >> reporter: former faa assistant administrator scott brenner. do they need to have a drone registration program? >> i think the faa was struggling with how do we educate new users, and by creating this registry, now we have a direct link to every user, which will allow us to do a tremendous amount of education. >> reporter: the faa hopes that education will prevent more clcle calls in the air.. a new report identified 158 incidents in the last two years where a drone came within 200 feet of another aircraft.
evasive maneuvers. there has never been a confirmed collision between a drone and another aircraft. the new registration system will require drone owners to give their name, mailing address and e-mail and pay a $5 fee. >> i think it's going to create a deterrent. i think some will not want to pay that fee. >> reporter: lawyer michael drobac works with the drone industry, which has been supportive of a registration system. does having the registration system make the skies safer, do you think? >> do i think those who would act in an inappropriate manner, do i think they will register? probably not. >> reporter: the faa will waive that $5 fee for the first 30 days. scott, all operators will be given an identification number that has to be displayed on their drones. >> kris van cleave, thanks very much. still ahead, the bully poultry.
swiftly and carry a big stick. today, bill cosby filed suit against seven of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. they are suing him claiming he defamed them by trying to brand them as liars. in his countersuit, he says they are "trying to a aassinate his reputation." more trouble today for americans who make a living in the oil \atch. shell says it will cut 2,800 more jobs. shell's total for the year comes to 10,000 layoffs. oil closed today at $36 a barrel, down nearly $25 since may. 18 months ago in t t summer of 2014, it was $105, nearly three times higher. stocks closed higher. the dow gained 103 points. on cape cod it's not foul weather that staysyshis courier from the swift completion of his
in turkeys. the letter carrier carries a pole to keep the birds at bay. not clear why they follow him. perhaps theyeye looking for "mail" companionship. we're not looking for a stamp of approval on that last line. after the diplomatic breakthrou, the sounds of havana are playing in chicagag and that story is next. woman: what does it feel like when a woman is having a heart attack? chest pain, like there's a ton of weight on your chest. severe shortness of breath. unexplained nausea. cold sweats. ththe's an unusual tiredness and fatigue. there's unfamiliar dizziness or light-headedness. unusual pain in your back, neck, jaw, one or both arms, even your upper stomach, are signs you're havingg a heart attack. don't make excuses. make the call to 9-1-1 immediately. learn more at womenshealth.gov/heartattack. while i was on a combat patrol in baqubah, iraq, a rocket-propelled grenade took my arm off at the shoulder. i was discharged from the army, and i've been working with
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today president obama said he is very interested in visiting cuba, but not until cubans are given more freedom. it was one year ago this week that the u.s. began restoring diplomatic ties that were severed half a century ago. and dean reynolds tells us that has led to a musical breakthrough. >> reporter: for this ensemble young, cuban jazz musicians, better relations with the united states sound like this.
american soil at chicago's auditorium theater, 24-year-old conductor ernesto lima says there is a message in their music. >> well, the improvisation is freedom of the music. >> reporter: so improvisation is freedom. >> yes, i think so. >> reporter: their concert was a year in the making, and the dream of thehehicago jazz philharmonic's artistic director orbert davis. >> we have to think about the people, the musicians, the culture. music is evevebody's and it's what they value. if they can trust us with that, they'll trust us with other things. >> reporter: we firsmet davis and these students a year ago in havana. 21-year-old wendi galvez has been playing violin since she was seven. >> billie holiday, ella fitzgerald, those are my gods.
the rest of the students study music here, where the residue of jazz left over from america before the castro revolution still echoes through the instruments. dizzy gillespie's 1947 "manteca" is onef the best examples of the two nation's musical collababation before fidel castro clolod jazz halls and took over clubs like the famous tropicana. the u.s. embargo that followed created another challenge. you dodot have the best-qualaly instruments. >> no, because we don't produce instruments in cuba. >> reporter: so this is not a stradivarius? >> no. [ laughter ] >> reporter: which made their performance on this night all the more remarkable. do you think music is a universal language? >> yes, if you don't know how to eak english, but when you are playing, you understand
>> reporter: with music there is no language barrier. dean reynoldld cbs news, chicago. >> and that's the "overnight news" for this tuesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us just a little bit later for the morning news and of course, "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley. . >> it's tuesday, december 15th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." >> the republican candidates square off one last time. while donald trump will be center stage the surging ted cruz will get extra attention
an unarmed man shot by police as he tries to escape from a wrecked vehicle. why the officer isn't facing charges by the driver is. hotel workeke dive for safety when a pickup truck smashes into the front desk and police say it was no accident. and a galaxy of stars lights up hollywood. the red carpet is rolled out in the biggest movie premier ever for a "star wars, the force awakens." >> good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at "cbs news" headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with tonight's republican presidential debate. this is the fifth gop debate t. dynamics has changed. ted cruz is coming on strong and has overtaken trump in iowa. now cruz, who rers to trump as a friend, finds himself a target. don champion is here in new york.
>> good morning, anne-marie. tonight's events is the first since the terrorist tacks in paris and california. and the discussioiois expected to be dominated by what's become the top campaign issue. national security. on the everybody o othe gogo debate, donald trump blasted his rivals before an excited crowd. >> the other candidates should be thankful because i'm giving them a chance to make tal fools of themselves in front of millions of people. honestly, i'm doinging a good job for the republican parity. people are able to get their votes out. >> reporter: trump has a commanding lead in the national rara for the nominationon according to latest monmouth university poll. but it's a different story in the key state of iowa. seven weeks away from the caucuses there, ted cruz is gaining ground againsthe billionaire businessman. on the campaign trail, cruz has been focused on national security.
terrorism. it is trying to destroy our country and our way of life. >> reporter: in recent weeks, cruz has taken pointed jabs at marco rubio, his biggest challenger at becoming a trump alternative in the race. >> they don't score the debates. >> reporter: at the debate, trump will be center stage with cruz and ben carson next tooling bolstered by growing support in new hampshire, new jersey governor chris christie will also return to the main stage. at trump's rally last night, there were some tense moments within several protesters tried to interrupt the billionaire's speech. cell phone video shows at least one scuffle between a black protester and security. during that scuffle someone in the crowd could be heard urging
security advisers at the pentagon yesterday. the e esident says u.s. fofoes are hitting isis targets harder than ever and making progress. >> we're going after isil from their strong hold right in y yn town rajka to libya. the point is isil leaders cannot hide. our next message to them is simple, you are next. >> u.s. special forces have begun their mission in syria, where he says isis have lost thousands of control. the homeland security is expected to announce an update to the terror system tomorrow. it will lower the threshold for a threat and allow officials to more effectively notify the public about p pential problems. army sergeant bowe bergdahl will face a general court marshall charged with misbehavio
he walked off his post in afghanistan back in 2009. he was held captive by the taliban for five years bef camera. we want to warn you, the video is graphic. you may find it disturbing to watch. >> reporter: the incident happened just before midnight the day before thanksgiving. paradise, california, police officer, pursues a suspected drunk driver andrew thomas. video from dasas cam shows thomas' car crash and roll over. thams' bike, he is thrown fbom the vehicle and killed. seconds later thehefficer approaoaes the car.
from the wreckage, he draws his gun and fires once, hitting thomas in the neck. the 26-year-old was not killed, but friends say he has beeneft paralyzed. county district attorney mike ram see did not charge the@ officer. he says he was justified drawing his gun and a single round was fired accidentally. over the weekend, monstrators gathered outsi the police department demandingghe officer be fired. on monday. >> fire feaster. >> this time demonstrators demanding to know why the five-year veteran of the police force would not be charged? ram see invited them in and explained the decision while showing them the dash cam video. >> i is not a matter we're not
officer but because he's an officer, it's the circumstances of an accidental or negligent discharge of the weapon that does not result in death. >> reporter: despite the explanation, many are calling ramsey to lose his job assith . >> he is trying to transparent, to work with us. we feel it's a show, honestly. >> reporter: ramsey says he was troubled by the fact that feaster waited 11 minutes to notify his superior officerer that he fired his gun, despite not facing criminal charges, the officer is on leave and could still be fired t. driver andrew thomas will face dui and manslaughter charges. a blast of winter weather is spreading into the middle of the country. the massive system will deliver heavy snow and w@nds to the upper mid-west. the stormmn utah with 18 inches of snow coming down the some place, clouds cleared roads in
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>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. hello i was wondering if after all these years >> adele performs songs from her record-breaking album "25" as well as other favorites at a concert in new york city. it was broadcast l lt night. the singer announced her 20 north arican tour date. it is her first stop here in more than five years. on the cbs moneywatch, uber drivers score a victory a. rate
jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, annenearie. the federal reserve begins a two-day meeting today. they are expected to raise interest rates for the first time in a decade. it has been close to zero sinin 08. some worry an interest rate hike, no matter how small, will slow down economic growth. a recovery in oil prices sent stocks higher here on wall street. e dow gained 103 points. the s&p finished nine points heighth higher. seattle is the first state to@ allow contract drivers who work for uber the right to unionize the company strongly oppose the move, the seattle city council voted unanimously, it requires companies like uber to bargain with their drivers, so they want to be represented. americic airlines is adding a new seat category on international flights. premium economy. the new roomier seat will be
american hopes it will bridge the gap between economy and business. premium economy seats come with free drinks, an demand entertain entertainment and the use of noise reducing head phones. if you have a drone, will you have to register it with the government. they can rister o an faa weweite t.faa says it gets 100 reports a month of drones flying near manned airplanes. it is estimated a million-and-a-half small unmanned aircrafx will be sold this year. anne-marie. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. the new york giants needing a win on monday night football. the giants trailing miami in thth secondndalf when star receiver o'dell beckham, jr. takes over. first he somehow manages to keep both feet inbound hauling in a pass in the ends zone. after a review, it's ruled as a
later, he leaves no doubt. beckham is left wide opened to give new york the lead t. giants win 31-24. up next, the 1st awakens on the world carpet.carpet. we'll take you to the world premier from the newest "star wars" movie from stars past and d present. may not know they have it. it's called whooping cough. and the cdc recommends everyone, including those around babies, make sure their whooping cough vaccination is up to date. understand the danger your new grandchild faces. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about you and your
>> here's a lk at today's forecast in some cities around the country. >> this is a very special night in our neighborhood here. you can see all the storm troopers flooding the streets tonight. the world premier of "star wars" the force awakens. the stars in the movie are starting to arrive. i saw chewbacca at dry bar this afternoon getting a proceedout.
>> anticipation is high for "star wars the force awakens." it premiered for hollywood a-listers last night. suzanne marquez was on the red carpet. >> reporter: hollywood boulevard shut down for what might be the biggest movivipremier ever. the length of two full city blocks with a covered carpet longer than the oscars. the inside resembling a galaxy far, far away. what do you think when everybody says this is theiggest carpet evev, are you really impressed? >> not yet. because i can't see the end of it. >> reporter: that's what's kind of scary, right? >> yeah, it is, it is. [ music playg ] >> reporter: it was a who's who of hollywood, from character actors in the original cast, including r 2 gld 2 c-3po and carrie fisher. to a new generation of "star wars" fans. >> i fael sexy. it feels fantastic. oh, intergalactic sexy.
>> reporter: it's a franchise that spans three decades and the anticipation over seeing this film is greater than it's ever been t. stars were just as excited as the fans who camped out for days to see it. >> i saw it. i couldn't speak for a day afterwards. >> i'm feeling incred blue excited. grateful that everyone is here, friends, family, fans of the movie and a lot of people who work on the film. so i'm looking forward to everyone to see it. >> have you seen it? >> yes, i'm excited to sea it again. it was really a blur the first time. >> reporter: now, a big premier, a chimmylily night. >> i wanted to see the blowout. after the movie let out, suzanne got reaction to the long-awaited new movie. >> reporter: your idea of how everything went. we don't want to see a spoiler.
fabulous, fabulous. >> reporter: was it the ending a couple things? >> it's everything. it's j.j.'s toure force. very, very well done. >> hmm, i expect nothing less. coming up after your local news on ""cbs this morning,"" "star wars" creator george lucas. anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."ge restored. fortified. replenished. emerge everyday with emergen-c packed with b vitamins, antioxidants, electrolytes us more vitamin c than 10 oranges. why not feel this good everyday? emerge and see. mastering irresistibly smooth. the lindor truffle ...from the lindt master chocolalaers. hard outer shell...smooth, luscious center. unwrap. unwind. with the lindor truffle from the lindt master chocolatiers. when cigarette cravings hit, all i can think about is getting relief. only nicorette mini has a
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allowed to work in the game again. >> the ban prevents rose from appearing on the hall of fame ballot. michelle obama continued a tradition with a visit to the children's hospital this holiday season. the first lady spent time with the youngsters at children's national health sysysm in d.c. she brought along the family dog, bo and sonny and red "'twas the night before christmas" to ildren. a new concern about links between auto imand anti-depressants, and khari rose speaks with george lucas. >> but didn't you intend to i i the beginning create really three movies when you started? and then you decide only to take one part of that life story? >> ah, i took the first act. then the first act didn't really work. so i said, okay, what i'm going to have to do is take the ending of the third tone and put it on the first tone. it's what you do.
on your desk as you are creating. let me take that, stick that in here. make it. so i wasn't really that worried about the sequels when i was making it. i have to make this the best. so when i moved onto the other one, gee, i killed him. >> we'll talk with advertising age about the impact on record temperatures on retail sales. that's all ahead on "cbcbthis morning". >> that is the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching.